New Zealand International Arts Festival

Date: February 21, 2014 - March 16, 2014

New Zealand International Arts Festival

New Zealand Festival Welcomes the World in 2014 for 24 spectacular days to Wellington, New Zealand (21 Feb – 16 Mar). The programme includes music, theatre, dance, visual arts, film and a Writers Week. Performers and artists from Ireland, the UK, Australia, France, Germany and Spain, among others. In the performing arts, there’s a great […]  More

Posted: February 11, 2014

2nd Lahore Literary Festival

Date: February 21, 2014 - February 23, 2014

2nd Lahore Literary Festival

The second annual Lahore Literary Festival takes place on Feb 21, 22, and 23. The Lahore Literary Festival celebrates the pure power of the written word and explores the interconnections between literature and art, theater, film, television, journalism, and activism. The festival is held in Pakistan’s creative capital. Lahore has a proud and long tradition […]  More

Posted: February 3, 2014

Beppu, Japan | platform05 Residence Space

Deadline: December 31, 2014

Beppu, Japan | platform05 Residence Space

platform05 – Residence Space in Beppu is a beautiful Japanese house in the city of Beppu which has been transformed by Beppu Project as a space for creators – a space of possibilities. It opens in 2014 and offers subsidised rent for selected artists, as well as coordination and communication on artists projects developed through […]  More

Mumbai | Kala Ghoda Arts Festival 2014

Date: February 1, 2014 - February 9, 2014

Mumbai | Kala Ghoda Arts Festival 2014

The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, now in its 16th year, is a community celebration of the arts within one of the most beautiful and historic precincts of Mumbai, The Kala Ghoda Art District.  The Festival has grown into a hugely successful event, drawing over 150,000 people from all over the city and visitors to 350 […]  More

Toulouse | Festival Made in Asia | focus on Viet Nam

Date: January 30, 2014 - February 15, 2014

Toulouse | Festival Made in Asia | focus on Viet Nam

Since 2008, the festival Made in Asia offers an opportunity to discover the cultures of Asia, by inviting to Toulouse artists and high level cultural specialists from Asia. In 2014, the Made in Asia Festival discovers Viet Nam, as part of the Year of Viet Nam in France. With a strong programming of arts and […]  More

Posted: January 10, 2014

Mandalay | Irrawaddy Literature Festival 2014

Date: February 14, 2014 - February 16, 2014

Mandalay | Irrawaddy Literature Festival 2014

Following the success of the inaugural Irrawaddy Literature Festival in Yangon, the ILF 2014 heads to Mandalay for Myanmar’s next literary event from 14-16 February 2014. The Irrawaddy Literary Festival 2014 will be held in the grounds of the magnificent Kuthodaw Pagoda in Mandalay. The world’s largest book, inscribed on 729 white marble tablets, dots the […]  More

Posted: January 9, 2014

Karachi Literature Festival

Venue: Beach Luxury Hotel, Karachi

Date: February 7, 2014 - February 9, 2014

Karachi Literature Festival

The Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) in Pakistan was launched in 2010 and is open to all and free. In 2014, the 5th KLF runs 7-9 February. It brings together and celebrates authors writing in diverse languages, genres and traditions and features debates, discussions, lectures, mushairah, a book fair, book launches, readings, signings, comedy, satire, theatre […]  More

Posted: January 6, 2014

Amsterdam | Murakami Festival

Date: January 11, 2014

Amsterdam | Murakami Festival

The Dutch literary magazine Das Magazin turns Amsterdam into a gigantic Murakami reading club. On Saturday the 11th of January the Murakami Festival will take place in venues across the city.  Join the Murakami reading club! A month before the festival, five hundred readers will receive Murakami’s newest book, a month before it will be […]  More

Posted: January 2, 2014

India | Jaipur Literature Festival

Date: January 17, 2014 - January 21, 2014

India | Jaipur Literature Festival

DSC Jaipur Literature Festival is the largest literary festival in Asia-Pacific, and the most prestigious celebration of national and international literature to be held in India. 2014 Jaipur Literature Festival takes place 17-21 January 2014. JLF encompasses a range of readings, talks, debates, performances, children’s workshops and interactive activities held in the beautiful heritage property, […]  More

Posted: December 30, 2013

BBC World Service International Radio Playwriting Competition

Deadline: January 31, 2014

BBC World Service International Radio Playwriting Competition

Announcing the call for this year’s BBC World Service International Radio Playwriting Competition in partnership with the British Council. Now in its 24th year, the competition has some exciting additions! There are two first prizes – the best radio play by a writer with English as their first language and the best by a writer […]  More

Posted: December 13, 2013

Lithuania | Rupert residencies 2014 | open call

Deadline: December 20, 2013

Lithuania | Rupert residencies 2014 | open call

RUPERT’s Residency Program in Vilnius, Lithuania is suited for all kinds of creative thinkers: artists, writers, curators, cultural managers, and academics. Open call for applications for Winter/Spring and Spring/Summer residency periods. Through the Residency Program, Lithuanian and international residents are provided with the opportunity to live and work in Vilnius, developing their individual projects and […]  More

Posted: December 11, 2013

Prince Claus Fund | Culture in Defiance | call for project applications

Deadline: February 28, 2014

Prince Claus Fund | Culture in Defiance | call for project applications

The Prince Claus Fund welcomes project proposals for cultural initiatives related to Culture in Defiance. The Culture in Defiance call is aimed at projects that strive for positive change. Their impact lies in creating opportunities of freedom of speech and thought. The Prince Claus Fund believes that culture has the power to stimulate change. Arts […]  More

Guest Editors sought for ELSE Art and Culture Journal

Deadline: December 15, 2013

Guest Editors sought for ELSE Art and Culture Journal

ELSE, a new online Journal of International Art, Literature, Theory and Creative Media, invites applications for the shared position of guest editor for the first and possibly second issue. Candidates can be artists, art historians, art critics, art educators, curators, or other art professionals. Institutional affiliation is not required.  ELSE Journal will be published online […]  More

Posted: December 4, 2013

UK | Writing Fellowships at University of East Anglia

Deadline: January 31, 2014

UK | Writing Fellowships at University of East Anglia

Two writing fellowships are offered for 2014-15 at UEA School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing: the Charles Pick South Asia Fellowship and the David TK Wong Creative Writing Fellowship. The selected fellows will join a community of writers at UEA, whose graduates have won major literary prizes in Europe and Asia. NOTE: there are different […]  More

Posted: December 3, 2013

Korea | Gyeonggi Creation Center 2014 residency call

Deadline: November 30, 2013

Korea | Gyeonggi Creation Center 2014 residency call

Gyeonggi Creation Center would like to announce the Open call for resident artists in the year of 2014. There are 12 residency places available for individual artists/teams and the centre is open to applications in a wide range of artform disciplines. Application deadline for submissions is 30th of November 2013 The major field of artist […]  More

Posted: November 27, 2013

International Playwriting Competition | plays for young performers and audiences

Deadline: December 13, 2013

International Playwriting Competition | plays for young performers and audiences

The 2013-14 International Playwriting Competition, run by Trinity College London, is open for entries. Now in its 4th year, the competition is open to writers of any age, any level of experience and from any country. It aims to encourage new writing for young performers and audiences around the world. The winning playwrights in each […]  More

Posted: November 19, 2013

2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Deadline: November 30, 2013

2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

The 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize aims to identify talented writers who will go on to inspire their local communities. The Prize unearths and promotes the best new writing from across the Commonwealth, developing literary connections worldwide. The Short Story Prize enables writers to enter work from countries where there is little or no publishing […]  More

Posted: November 13, 2013

Malaysia | George Town Literary Festival 2013

Date: November 29, 2013 - December 1, 2013

Malaysia | George Town Literary Festival 2013

George Town Literary Festival on the theme The Ties That Bind will be held over three days (29 November to 1 December 2013) in the historic city of George Town, Penang. The Festival will host 18 acclaimed writers from the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, India, Australia, Italy, Malaysia, the United States and Canada. The inaugural festival […]  More

Posted: November 8, 2013

Korea | Incheon Art Platform | residency calls for foreign artists

Deadline: November 19, 2013

Korea | Incheon Art Platform | residency calls for foreign artists

Incheon Art Platform (“IAP”), near Seoul, Korea, runs two residency programmes in 2014 open to foreign artists. Artists can apply for the 2014 Incheon Art Platform Artists-in-Residence Program OR for the 2014 IAP Baengnyeong-do Peace Arts Residency Project, a community arts site-specific project on islands of the West Sea. NOTE: you can only apply for […]  More

Italy | Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Residency Program

Deadline: December 3, 2013

Italy | Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Residency Program

The Bellagio Center Resident Fellows Program offers academic writing, arts and literary arts, and practitioners a serene setting conducive to focused, goal-oriented work, and the unparalleled opportunity to establish new connections with fellow residents, from a stimulating array of disciplines and geographies. The Bellagio community generates new knowledge to solve some of the most complex issues […]  More

Madrid | exhibition and cycle of seminars on ‘Japonismo’ culture themes

Date: October 17, 2013 - February 14, 2014

Madrid | exhibition and cycle of seminars on 'Japonismo' culture themes

In connection with the Japonismo exhibition, now on at the CaixaForum in Madrid (17 October – 14 February), a cycle of seminars is presented on themes related to Japanese culture and heritage. The forthcoming seminars are: 7 November: La vacuidad en el pensamiento japonés 14 November: El Japón actual en la obra de Murakami 21 […]  More

Posted: November 6, 2013

France | Odyssée artist-in-residency programme

Deadline: December 3, 2013

France | Odyssée artist-in-residency programme

The Odyssée artist-in-residency programme targets artists, researchers and cultural professionals from countries other than France who aspire to develop projects within French Cultural Centres – Historic Monuments. The programme is coordinated by the ACCR network of cultural centres-historic monuments in France with the support of the French Ministry of culture and communication. More than 350 […]  More

London | South Asian Literature Festival

Date: October 23, 2013 - November 1, 2013

London | South Asian Literature Festival

The South Asian Literature Festival, London’s premier event for writing and discussion on the Indian Sub-continent returns to the capital for the fourth consecutive year from October 23rd to November 1st 2013. Major themes this year include Indo-Caribbean literature, the ‘Other’ in Asian Britain, Partition and Mythology. The Festival opens with a look at Asian […]  More

Posted: October 22, 2013

Call for Stories | EU artists with professional experience of China

Deadline: October 31, 2013

Call for Stories | EU artists with professional experience of China

On the Move is seeking stories from EU-based artists and cultural professionals with experience of working in China, through a residency, performance tour, training, collaboration project etc. to inform a mobility guide to China for young Europeans. On the Move is very happy to have just confirmed the support from the Mission of the People […]  More

Posted: October 21, 2013

Penang short films wanted for George Town Literary Festival

Deadline: November 1, 2013

Penang short films wanted for George Town Literary Festival

In conjunction with this year’s George Town Literary Festival (to be held from Nov 29 till Dec 1), writer and indie filmmaker Amir Muhammad is searching for short films (with time duration of one to twenty minutes) that capture the sights and sounds of Penang for the festival’s public screening. Do you have a Penang-themed […]  More

Posted: October 19, 2013

Bangladesh | Crack International Art Camp 2013 | open call for artists

Deadline: October 25, 2013

Bangladesh | Crack International Art Camp 2013 | open call for artists

Open call to artists of all backgrounds for CRACK International Art Camp, held in Kushtia district, Bangladesh from 25-30 December 2013. It is an initiative of young activists from different cultural fields in Bangladesh. Introduction/ Background: Art Camp in Kushtia started with the leadership of Artist Shawon Akand in association with Artist Delowar Hossain in […]  More

Posted: October 7, 2013

Belgium | europalia.india

Date: October 4, 2013 - January 26, 2014

Belgium | europalia.india

For its 24th biennial, Europalia International will bring India to the heart of Europe. During 4 months (October 4 2013 – January 26 2014) you can discover this mysterious and fascinating country, where different cultures meet, interact and bring about a unique creativity. europalia.india will translate India’s immense cultural wealth into a multidisciplinary programme comprising […]  More

Posted: October 1, 2013

Bali | Ubud Writers and Readers Festival | Asia-Europe Short Story Contest Winners presentation

Date: October 11, 2013 - October 15, 2013

Bali | Ubud Writers and Readers Festival | Asia-Europe Short Story Contest Winners presentation

The 2013 Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (11-15 October) brings with it the spirit of coming home, and pulls together the best Indonesian, South East Asian and international voices as it celebrates its 10-year anniversary. The winners of the Asia-Europe Short Story Contest will attend and receive their awards from ASEF. LONG WAY HOME – […]  More

Posted: September 26, 2013

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